Meaningful Family and Community Engagement NDTAC Topical Call December 10, 2013. Topical Call Agenda. Welcome and Introductions The Importance of Family/Community Engagement How Family/Community Engagement Relates to Positive Youth Outcomes
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Meaningful Family and Community Engagement
NDTAC Topical Call December 10, 2013
Research has shown that there are many benefits when families/caregivers are involved in their child’s education:
(Henderson & Mapp,2002)
(Agudelo, 2013; Garfinkel, 2010)
Engaging Families and Communities to Facilitate
Positive Youth Outcomes
Karen Francis, Ph.D.
During this presentation we will:
In what region of the US are you located?
(Adapted from: Flamboyan Foundation - http://flamboyanfoundation.org/areas-of-focus/family-engagement)/
(Dague & Tolin, 1996, Palmer, 1996)
What types of family engagement activities/strategies does your facility implement? Please identify as many as apply:
Family-driven means families have a primary decision-making role in the care of their own children, as well as the policies and procedures governing care for all children in their community. This includes:
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Reasons for including families in the juvenile justice process include:
Trina Osher, “What Families Think of the Juvenile Justice System:
Findings from the OJJDP Multi-State Study,” FOCAL POINT (Summer 2006), Portland State University Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health
Strategies that TIPD coordinators can use include:
Available on the NDTAC website: